Archive for November, 2012

The Happy Trail

To snip or not to snip: weighing pros and cons

At birth, the penis comes with an extra inch or two of skin that covers the glans (the head of the penis) when flaccid. This is the foreskin, a contentious debate in Penile Politics these days. Many individuals at birth, or other times, undergo circumcision to remove the foreskin from […]

Combat Zone

Marshall mafiosos

Officers within the University of Puget Sound’s security team informed the press today of an impending, full-scale sting operation culminating in a fully armed raid already in progress on the shadowy, mysterious corners of the second floor of Marshall Hall. “We’re up against smart, hardened criminals,” one sergeant, who wished […]

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New café to open in Wyatt Hall

Ask anyone and they’ll tell you: the economy just isn’t what it was. Everyone has been affected by the national drop in employment, and recent college graduates have been some of the hardest hit. Humanities majors, in paticular, have suffered from the dip. As they see their liberal arts degrees […]

Combat Zone

Thanksgiving Alone

This week we are running a feature article on Willy Bleck-Riggleson, a poor boy who, like many Puget Sound students, didn’t leave Tacoma this Thanksgiving weekend, having made no plans to celebrate. He didn’t arrive welcome and loved to a warm, loving family, around a warm, delicious turkey dinner in […]

An apology for my behavior
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An apology for my behavior

Fellow students, I feel I must apologize for my behavior in the Kittredge Art Gallery on Nov. 14 during the Opening Reception. My behavior was inappropriate and I can assure you I will not repeat it. After spending this break reflecting on my actions, I can only hope that in […]

Features

Professor Spotlight: Professor Zuckerman, the Philosophy Department’s newest addition

By EMILY ALFIN JOHNSON   A visiting professor in the Philosophy department for 2012-2013, Professor Nate Zuckerman spoke with me about how he came to Puget Sound, what it is like to be a visiting faculty member and how he spends his free time his first year in the Pacific […]

Features

SWAP open mic night fosters an exchange of ideas and inspiration through spoken word

Spoken Word and Poetry (SWAP) Club held an Open Mic night Nov. 17 in Club Rendezvous starting at 7 p.m. The open mic night was open to all students who wished to perform on stage. Several types of acts took place, from singing to spoken word to rhythmic poetry. Any […]

The Glass Museum hosts ‘Gather’ event
Features

The Glass Museum hosts ‘Gather’ event

By ANITA TAM   On Nov. 16 the “Gather” event at the Museum of Glass took place. It was an exclusive party for college students sponsored by the Washington State Arts Commission and supported by the Students Museum Advisory Committee. At the museum, there were many activities in which students […]

Backpacks of Hope helps local hungry children
Features / Highlights

Backpacks of Hope helps local hungry children

So here we are in the holiday season, a time of fuzzy feelings, Frank Sinatra, giving and receiving. Giving takes different forms for different people, but for student Jasmine Kaneshiro, giving manifests itself in service. “My passion for community service has definitely grown since my freshman year at Puget Sound. […]

News

Full-year housing commitment raises eyebrows

Residence Life held the first ever fall housing lottery from Nov. 26 to Nov. 30 as a way for rising juniors and seniors to secure on-campus housing arrangements early. A commitment to the on-campus housing for the full academic year is mandatory for participation in the housing lottery, which brought […]